Tag Archive for Orange

OC GOP Chair still doesn’t get Healthcare Reform

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This is another one of those stories I just couldn’t get to before my early August business trip, but Register reporter Martin Wisckol contacted me for a comment on the Koch Brothers’ Freedom Partners recent event in Dana Point that was designed to show how the private sector could help the poor.  Yes, they could start by…

Jordan Brandman formally announces bid for Congress

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TheLiberalOC has learned that Anaheim city council member Jordan Brandman is running for Congress in CD-46, the seat held by Loretta Sanchez.  Brandman joins former State Senator Lou Correa as the only other declared candidate in the race. From his announcement, Brandman said,”I’m running for Congress to fight for working families, help our local businesses…

How Transparent is Orange City Government?

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While the big news last Tuesday night was the Irvine City Council meeting on the future of the Great Park, in Orange, a press conference in front of Orange City Hall designed as a last ditch effort to pressure the city council and Mayor Tita Smith into placing former Planning Commissioner Michael Merino back on…

Anti-Veteran Smear on Smith Doesn’t Hold Up: Updated Information

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There is supposed to be a press conference today in Orange to publicly berate Orange Mayor Tita Smith for refusing to appoint Michael Merino to the city’s planning commission.  Orange council member Dennis Bilodeau is going to ask the city council to restore the former Navy Captain his former seat on the Orange Planning Commission, claiming that Merino…

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…